New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence by Richard SextonNew Orleans: Elegance and Decadence by Richard Sexton

New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence

Photographed byRichard SextonText byRANDOLPH DELEHANTY

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

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The lush, seductive, Old World elegance of New Orleans is gloriously revealed in this photographic tribute to the Venice of North America." Richard Sexton's photographs capture balcony-lined streets, French-style parks, Caribbean-inspired gardens, and ornate public buildings, and take us inside some of the city's most intriguing private homes. This new edition marks the tenth anniversary with a new cover and binding, and a fully revised afterword."Rarely," wrote The New Orleans Times-Picayune, "has the city been loved both so wisely and so well." A tribute to a lifestyle of insouciance and exuberance, touched by both spirituality and worldliness, New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence illuminates both the public face and the private soul of a perennially fascinating city. More than 200 full-color photographs and an insightful text capture the stories and characters of yore."
Richard Sexton is a New Orleans-based photographer, writer, and lecturer. He also teaches photography at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Southern Accents, Garden Design, and Smithsonian. His many books include Vestiges of Grandeur (0-8118-1817-9) and Gardens of New Orleans...
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Title:New Orleans: Elegance and DecadenceFormat:HardcoverPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:CHRONICLE BOOKSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0811841316

ISBN - 13:9780811841313

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